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Alcorn’s Athletics Director Horne steps down



Derek Horne (credit: Alcorn Athletics)

Alcorn State University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Derek J. Horne announced that he would be stepping down from his position on Thursday.

“I want to thank the leadership at Alcorn State, especially Dr. Nave, for entrusting me with the honor of guiding our athletics department,” said Horne. “I step away with a great sense of pride in what we were able to accomplish for our student-athletes, coaches, and staff during my time here. I want to express my gratitude to the loyal alumni and supporters, and our friends in the Lorman community for their unwavering passion for helping our athletic programs succeed on and off the fields of play. I walk away with excitement and enthusiasm as I look forward to the next chapter of my professional career.”

Horne has been with the University for the past seven years where he has seen the athletics program reach many championships especially in football.

Alcorn has yet to name a replacement for Horne.

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